Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Outlandish; odd; ungainly.

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Usage examples "uncouth":

  1. What an achievement for this uncouth Scotch lawyer to have accomplished! - "Pebbles on the Shore", Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner).
  2. The Americans were to her rough, uncouth, and vulgar,- and she told them so. - "Autobiography of Anthony Trollope", Anthony Trollope.
  3. On entering the ships the girls showed no signs of grief nor alarm, though surrounded by what to them must have been uncouth and formidable beings. - "The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II)", Washington Irving.